The SJPL Foundation is selling holiday cards at library branches as a fundraiser. Each pack contains 8 holiday cards featuring St. Joseph’s historic architecture. The card sets also include a sheet with information about each building. The cost is $12 and supports the SJPL Foundation. The cards feature original artwork by Jessica Poet, who designed […]
Download the Missouri Evergreen app to search the shared library catalog for physical items in our collection or for physical items at other member libraries. Find the app at the Apple Store or Google Play Store. See what you have checked out, renew items, place holds, check the library events calendar, find library contact information, […]
The St. Joseph Public Library is offering patrons a way to complete their high school credits to obtain their diploma at no cost through Excel Adult High School offered by Gale and the Missouri State Library. Transfer over eligible high school, GED, and HiSET credits, then take online courses, along with assignments and tests in […]
Literacy, health, and social-emotional development build on and reinforce each other. The St. Joseph Public Library is your one-stop-shop for early literacy resources but we can also help connect you to valuable early childhood programs, services, and resources within our community.
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We have created an interactive cemetery map of Buchanan County and the surrounding area. The map includes all known cemeteries, including those that are considered defunct. All locations are based on GPS coordinates. Check back often, as the map will be updated frequently as we determine more locations. Explore the map here!
Microfilm is a valuable source for researchers, local historians and genealogists, and available for everyone to use. Looking for an article from years passed? Or maybe you are searching for family birth announcements, marriage announcements, or obituaries? The Reference Department multiple St. Joseph newspaper titles, including the St. Joseph News-Press. In addition to our multiple microfilm […]
Why should you care about whether or not your news is real or fake? You deserve the truth. You are smart enough to make up your own mind, as long as you have the real facts in front of you. Fake news can hurt you, and a lot of other people. Purveyors of fake and […]